29 Facts About Jonnu Smith


Jonnu Andre Smith was born on August 22,1995 and is an American football tight end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.


Jonnu Smith played college football at FIU and was selected by the Tennessee Titans in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft.


Jonnu Smith began playing Pop Warner football at age 5.


Jonnu Smith endured a lot of challenges as a youngster in Philadelphia.


Jonnu Smith started playing high school football at West Port Highschool, and even though he was far from a touted recruit he earned a scholarship to Florida International.


Jonnu Smith played college football at Florida International University, where he majored in liberal studies.


Jonnu Smith was invited to play in the 2017 Senior Bowl, but was overshadowed by other tight ends who were considered first and second round picks.


Jonnu Smith was one of 19 tight ends who received an invitation to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Jonnu Smith had an impressive performance and finished in the top five among tight ends in the majority of the drills.


Jonnu Smith placed second in the vertical jump and short shuttle, tied for third in the bench press, fourth in the broad jump, and finished sixth in the 40-yard dash in his position group.


On March 29,2017, Jonnu Smith opted to participate at FIU's pro day, along with Dieugot Joseph and ten other teammates.


Jonnu Smith performed the three-cone drill and positional drills for scouts and team representatives from 29 NFL teams and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.


Jonnu Smith was ranked the tenth best tight end in the draft by NFLDraftScout.


Jonnu Smith was the seventh player selected in FIU's school history and third-highest selection in school history.


The Titans selected Jonnu Smith to fill a void in their two tight end sets after Anthony Fasano departed in free agency.


Jonnu Smith finished his rookie year with 18 receptions for 157 yards and two touchdowns.


Jonnu Smith finished the 2018 season with 20 receptions for 258 yards and three touchdowns in 13 games.


Jonnu Smith returned from his injury in time for the Titans' season opener against the Cleveland Browns.


Jonnu Smith finished the 2019 season setting career-highs in receptions with 35 and receiving yards with 439 along with tying a career-high in touchdowns with three.


Jonnu Smith finished the 2020 season with 41 receptions for 448 receiving yards and eight receiving touchdowns in 15 games.


Jonnu Smith finished the 2021 season with 28 catches for 294 yards and one touchdown.


Jonnu Smith entered the 2022 season as the No 2 tight end behind Hunter Henry.


Jonnu Smith finished the season with 27 catches for 245 yards.


On March 15,2023, Jonnu Smith was traded to the Atlanta Falcons in exchange for a 2023 seventh-round draft pick.


Jonnu Smith gave his son Jaiyen the middle name Quasim in honor of Jefferson.


Jonnu Smith competed in weightlifting, finishing second in the county in the 219-pound weight class.


When Jonnu Smith was four his father Wayne passed away in a work-related tow truck accident at the age of 40.


On October 31,2016, Jonnu Smith was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend, Mary Gaspar, who was five months pregnant with their child.


Jonnu Smith suffered burns, and was ruled out for the rest of his senior year.